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12:40 PM ET, July 5, 2011

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Brett Pulley / Bloomberg:
Sun Valley Moguls Shift From Acquisitions to Sales to Refine Media Models  —  Media executives gather at Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference this week looking to shed assets such as the Hulu LLC video website and G4 game channel amid a declining global stock market and slowing economic growth.
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Jessica E. Vascellaro / Wall Street Journal:
Big Media Brace for Clouds As They Meet in Sun Valley  —  As media moguls gather in Sun Valley, Idaho, this week, they expect to spend less time ogling hot, young tech businesses and more time discussing how they can preserve their own.  —  Investment bank Allen & Co.'s annual media …
Discussion: Company Town
BBC:
Police to meet NoW executives over Milly hacking claims  —  Schoolgirl Milly Dowler went missing nine years ago  —  Police are to meet News of the World executives to discuss allegations that a private investigator working for the paper hacked into the mobile phone of murdered girl Milly Dowler.
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Guardian:
News of the World hacked Dowler's voicemail  —  • Deleted voicemails gave family false hope  —  • Hacking interfered with police hunt  —  • Family lawyer: actions ‘heinous and despicable’  —  The News of the World illegally targeted the missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler …
Alex Howard / O'Reilly Radar:
Data journalism, data tools, and the newsroom stack  —  MIT's recent Civic Media Conference and the latest batch of Knight News Challenge winners made one reality crystal clear: as a new era of technology-fueled transparency, innovation and open government dawns, it won't depend on any single CIO or federal program.
Lucia Moses / Adweek:
‘Vogue’ Reigns on Newsstand  —  It's no secret that magazines' newsstand sales have been dismal.  But Anna Wintour's Vogue has been bucking the trend, and not by a little.  —  For the first five months of the year, newsstand sales for the Condé Nast title have averaged 370,000 …
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
What Google+ adds to news  —  To paraphrase Mark Zuckerberg, it is too soon to know what Google+ is.  But I've been trying to imagine how it will and won't be useful to news.  You should add rock salt to anything I say, as I thought Google Wave would be an important journalistic tool.
Lauren Indvik / Mashable!:
iPhone Photography Finds Its Way Into Print [PICS]  —  It's not just iPhone-created art that's making its way into magazines. iPhone photography is beginning to make somewhat frequent appearances as well.  —  The latest of these is an eight-page spread in Everyday Food magazine.
Discussion: Future of Journalism, Thanks:laureni
Reuters:
DSK accuser sues NY Post for “prostitute” report  —  (Reuters) - The hotel maid who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault sued the New York Post and four of its reporters for libel on Tuesday for reporting that she was a prostitute.
New York Times:
Hackers Commandeer a Fox News Twitter Account  —  A series of alarming Twitter posts about President Obama appeared on Fox News' Twitter account for political news early Monday morning, and the Web site for the cable television network said it was a victim of hacking.
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Adam Peck / THiNK Magazine:
UPDATED: Think Talks with the Group That Hacked A Fox News Twitter Account
Newsosaur / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Why newspapers can't stop the presses  —  With newspaper ad sales falling at an unexpectedly abrupt rate, many publishers at mid-year were laying off staff, requiring unpaid furloughs, consolidating plants and taking other measures to buttress their bottom lines.
Discussion: Poynter and Monday Note
Andy Plesser / Beet.TV:
“There is a Dark Side” to Online Video Advertising, Adap.tv President  —  While most of the online video ecosystem is fine, “there is a dark side,” where some companies artificially increase view rates, while others place inventory in unwanted locations, says Toby Gabriner, President of Adap.tv.
Justin Ellis / Nieman Journalism Lab:
Exit music: David Cho on leaving The Awl, joining Grantland, and building a business from high-quality writing  —  The world of online publishing, or at least upstart online publishing, got a surprise on Wednesday when David Cho, publisher of The Awl, announced he was leaving the 2-year-old site …
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog:
Can we go beyond ‘Share on Facebook’?  —  ProPublica have created a rather wonderful news app around education data.  As Nieman reports: … This is exactly what data journalism is great at.  —  What's more, the Nieman article talks breathlessly about ProPublica aiming to make data “more social”.
Discussion: Editors Weblog and Personanondata
 
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